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in baltimore and his choice to do so has change the way we think about weekends in the fall. >> he was called -- he expected he would call cleveland home. financial struggles and uncooperative politicians brought him to baltimore. he was returned to the nfl. it prevented him from returning. >> he never looked back after making the move but he also never tried to hide how torn he felt making the decision that would shape his legacy. >> no matter how promising, i love the city of baltimore and the people here. there similar in make up here to baltimore as it is in cleveland. it hurt terribly to see the last game. >> only five seasons after clinging to the nfl back to baltimore and baltimore back to the nfl, he dedicated the trophy to the citizens of baltimore. >> think you very much. -- thank you very much. to the people in baltimore city, the people in baltimore county, and to the state of maryland, this belongs to you. >> his love of the game never wavered. from an early age, he recognized football and his life would become a marriage of passion and destiny. >> what brought me to begin with w
with more. >> police say that these targeted at least three neighborhoods in baltimore county. investigators say most of the break in for crimes of opportunity, cases where people left their cars unlocked, and in some cases left the garage door opener clipped to the visor. i the church road sits in a quiet area of timonium. one resident said they grew lax about locking doors because they felt so safe. >> someone came in an open cars in the neighborhood. my husband had his work credit card in his car. >> police say the thieves had about 20 cars in the neighborhood bge hit about 20 cars in the neighborhood. >> at first i thought it was one of my kids to with looking for something. >> most of the cars greek -- easy targets because they were unlocked. investigators say the break-ins are part of a string of at least 30 of the past two weeks. in several cases, police said that these the hold a garage door openers in the cars and let them sell them, stealing valuables. >> there are never to have been here for a long time who have said this never happens in this neighborhood, will this have to be mo
as baltimore batman at last night's game. he has struck again. it was all caught on camera. he lasted more than a minute before the six security guards took him down. on his chest -- on his chest it reads "don't be a bully, be a super hero." for punishment, he is facing a number of charges including disturbing the peace and trespassing. >> you cannot forget the orioles. today was a double header against the toronto blue jays and it is happening right now camden yards. here is a live look from skyteam 11. right now the score is tied at 0-0 in the top of the fourth inning. stay with us for late breaking details. >> all officially got underway this weekend. it feels like it out there, a chilly morning all across the region. the attack -- ohio valley, great lakes, 36 around cincinnati and many of the outlying areas around baltimore hit below 40. 70 downtown, low 60's in the outlying areas and 54 degrees at open this afternoon. will be a chilly night, 43 in the suburbs. follow certain here. the sun set at 7:00. the last time it sun sets at 7:00. >> last summer's derecho knocked out power to hundreds
and legacy. >>> a massive sports weekend ahead. a look at the purple and orange fever in baltimore and other news saturday morning starts right now. >> welcome to 11 knew saturday morning. i'm lisa robinson. >> i'm in for jennifer franciotti. our top stories in just a moment. first a look outside with mr. john collins. good morning. >> we're almost into autumn here but the summertime weather continues. humid, cloudy. not sure if you noticed it coming in, little mist on the windshield. a thin overcast. and there are some thunderstorms west of us. there's a cold front on the way and it will bring us dramatic change in our weather by the end of the weekend. ahead on the front, summer-like. after the front, it will feel -- welsh not quite autumn-like, but very, very nice. you can see a squall line approaching pittsburgh now. still not close to western maryland. this is the weather associated with the front that's coming in. the front itself is back in ohio. even back in indiana. once it comes through, we'll see a dramatic turn around in the humidity levels and the temperatures. but we could be i
already filed lawsuits in other states. >> first lady michelle obama is in baltimore to nine speaking to a packed house at morgan state university. it turns out she is one of the president's most effective campaigners. we are there live with more. >> we just saw the first ladies motorcade's the past year about 45 minutes ago. we can only guess that things are well under way inside. supporters started lining up here on campus at 1:00 this afternoon. those supporters have their choice of tickets with prices ranging from $100-five belsen dollars-$10,000. this is a private reception fund-raiser. about 2000 people purchased tickets. that is all the fine arts center can hold. it is sold out. the money and the long lines were worth it to be able to see the first ladies begin person. >> i think it is an honor and privilege to be here. >> it is all about coming together. it is not about black, white, undereducated, educated. it is about unifying for one cause. vote. get out. make sure they continue their term. >> only print media is allowed inside so we cannot be sure exactly where they are on
tribute to their father. baltimore city respected him as well. today the two brothers' share special memories about their father. >> he really loved you guys. >> the former ravens president shared thoughts and described moments when they had to say goodbye. >> we had a moment with my father at the hospital with four players, the head coach, the owner. i think that evil -- that easily rival my father receiving the super bowl trophy. >> a larger than life portrait hangs at the entrance. he died on thursday morning. during his tenure, the ravens won the super bowl in 2001. his family just wanted him to know how much they loved him and how much baltimore love them. >> we know poppy had this incredible love affair with my father. >> as a young boy, he and his father took a cab ride in new york, and it left a lasting impression. >> on that have ride, they were best friends. he knew everything about the family and it was just two guys. this the kind of man he was. a wonderful human being. >> former raven's offensive linemen jonathan ogden said he will be missed. >> we will miss that
at moravia derive. monument street at calvert street, closures because of the baltimore book festival. 11 minutes on the outer loop northeast side and on the west side. here's a quick, live look at traffic. rain will impact your ride in many spots. 50 at maryland 8. no significant delays. 295 and 175, building in volume. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> nfl fans have been waiting to hear. >> starting tonight, the game will be officiated by professional crews. there has been an agreement, ending the lockout. complaints about replacement officials came to a head on monday night. the new agreement increases salaries to about $149,000 still needs to be approved by nfl owners. >> a double shooting cents a mother and her son to the hospital. >> police believed the shootings are the result of a domestic dispute. the 4-year-old boy was shot in the hip. his mother was shot in the body just beneath the arm pit. this happened just before 9:30 last night near the 900 block of gorsuch avenue. police say the shooting happened inside the mother's home. she had physical injuries in addition to
michelle obama was in baltimore today at morgan state university. >> tv cameras were not allowed inside but those who did pay to get in coldest the first lady got a rock star reception. we have the details. >> it was beyond anything i have ever heard. i never heard anyone walk on stage and get such an eruption of powerful love. >> some of the 2000 supporters who packed the fine arts center describes a wild and long explosion of tears as the first lady took the stage. >> it did really erupts. she hardly could get by the talking. people would not even let her talk. >> print journalists were allowed inside. porter's shared some of their pictures with us as they explained the theme of the first lady's speech. most say she focused a lot on education and health care. >> she spoke about financed -- college students receiving financial care. i am graduating student. i go to school on federal aid. if it were not for the bills that president obama past, i would not be able to attend. >> prices ranged from $100 to $10,000. the $100 tickets were reserved for young professionals. those inside
.m. >> good evening, i'm deborah weiner. the baltimore orioles one step closer to the playoffs. camden yards is packed this afternoon as the o's topped the red sox and were lucky to miss the rain. reporter barry simms has been talking to people about the big game but let's go to pete. >> it's turned cold and kind of chilly and rainey at camden yards but earlier on j.j. hardy bobblehead day the sun was out, more than 41,000 fans were here as they watched the orioles sweep the red sox. and for their final home regular season game, it was something special, indeed. and j.j. hardy on his bobblehead day, he delivered absolutely very well, from the field of play as well. at the bat, there he goes. he was handing out bobble heads himself in the pregame and he's not done peddling souvenirs. 4-0, orioles. bottom five, chris davis, fourth straight game going yard. another towering blow, 31st of the season. he described being dialed in. it feels really, really good. jim johnson finishes the greatest closer season in orioles history and gets his 50th save. started keeping track in saves since 1969 and i
live at police headquarters in towson. >> baltimore county executive kevin kamenetz issuing an order to police to beef up school resource officers at schools all over the county. he will also be issuing those officers metal detecting wands to be used only in suspicious situations. in the meantime, police are trying to figure out how the 13- year-old male suspect got the gun. they are praising his teacher for her bravery. another scare involving a loaded gun at a baltimore county school. this time it was stemmers run middle school. police said tuesday morning in eighth grade, 13-year-old boy entered the school armed with a hunting knife and a 25 semiautomatic pistol, very similar to this one, as shown by police. >> this weapon is small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, as large as the self on you have in your pocket right now. >> police say he entered -- at about 9:50 a.m., the student pulled out the gun in the classroom. at the end of the class, he produced the weapon, he first pointed it at his teacher and his classmates, then took the weapon and pointed it at himself
on southbound 95 coming out of the northeast. my ministry at calvert, closures because of the baltimore book festival. 11 minutes to go south on 95 from the beltway down towards 32. the roads are still wet. building volume but no official delay. heavier on southbound 295 down towards 32. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a late night for ravens fans but it was worth the lost sleep. the ravens got some breathing room towards the end of the third quarter as cary williams picks off brandon weeden which gave the ravens a 13-point lead. the browns held tough. the ravens came on top 23-16. the of the big story was the return of the nfl officials after the lockout. the officiating crew was treated to a hero's welcome at m&t bank stadium last night. fans were thrilled to see the return of the professional officials. after the game, it was clear to those on and off the field that the situation had improved. >> the communication was good. i would like to know what happened on the last play. they were excellent. guys on the sideline did a great job communicating. i think now we're on the same
. a massive sports weekend here in baltimore. we are live at oriole park, where the orioles unfortunately give up their first place standard. >> it is a purple and orange friday. this weekend marks the beginning of what should be a really fun fall. >> there is orange and purple. baltimore is on fire. it is exciting. >> i am definitely in overload. i am loving it. >> from the yard to the bank. for the first time in 15 years, baltimore sports teams have two teams to care about in september. >> it is the best time right now. it is the best baseball has been in my lifetime. >> it is all i can think about. >> the ravens several the lately, as purple friday has become a tradition. with the orioles pushing for the playoffs, city hall was lit up orange. so was the mission building. who are you more excited about? >> it is a tossup. we finally got some orioles success. this will be a great night at the ballpark. >> it has been 10, 15 years since we have done this well. it is great. finally we are in first place. >> orange and purple might not be the most fashionable combo. check out the colorful kicks
. >> a nonprofit based in baltimore says think efforts are praised what -- praiseworthy, but she says more can be done to help distressed families. relief averages about $79,000 per family. so far, the state has received more than $224 million from the settlement. more than 79,000 maryland families are still at risk of losing their homes. more should be done to help these families, like more principle reductions instead of short sales. >> that is not the kind of relief we want to see. we want banks to negotiate the loan so that people have more affordable mortgages and can stay in their houses. >> they are working to make mortgage data more apparent -- more transparent, as well as creating a state homeowner and bill of rights. >> we want to do everything we can to get it right and make sure things are held accountable for their past actions, and make sure they cannot do it again in the future. >> , to find out if you are eligible for any of the money, contact the state attorney's office or the maryland hope hot line. wbal-tv 11 news. >> the steel mill could once again be up for grabs. if the m
check. david? >> $2 million and counting. that is what the casino industry has spent in the baltimore market on tv ads. have they told the truth? >> lots of promises. >> the tv advertising is costly, contentious, and full of conflicting claims. this at opposes adding a sixth gambling site in the state. >> millions of dollars for students and teachers. >> but not really. there is no obligation to use the revenues in classrooms. >> that claim is misleading. the mandate says that a percentage goes to the state education trust fund. conceivably gambling dollars could replace general fund dollars earmarked for education, freeing in up to be used for other things. but state analysts say this is not a budget option in fiscal year 2013. >> thousands of new, good paying jobs. >> we have heard this promise before. >> this is another misleading claim. is based on a complaint from -- is based on a complaint from minority contractors. it has nothing to do with high- paying jobs, but rather that local contractors did not get much of the work. this ad supporting expanding gambling -- the job claims
at noon. baltimore county police are at stemmers run middle school, where we've learned that an eighth grade student brought a gun to class. 11 news reporter tim tooten is live on the scene with more details. >> some are very tense moments here. the 13-year-old did bring a gun to school at stemmers run middle school, just near eastern boulevard at the exit at 702. we have a video from the scene, and we see parents showing up. they got word by way of a telephone call from the school. it was the heroic efforts of a classroom teacher who knocked the gun out of the students at hand. certainly this comes just about two weeks since the perry hall high school incident, in which a student was shot. we were able to talk with a student who said he was in that class at the time of the incident. >> we were casually sitting in the classroom, and at the student left to go to the bathroom for 20 minutes, and then he came back and he was kind of teared up, and the teacher was like, what's wrong, and that he pulled the gun out, and she was like, put the gun down, put the gun down. he started swinging a
of an investigation. the baltimore suspect is on the run after a police officer walked in on him shooting another man. it happened around midnight last night on jefferson street. shots were exchanged between officer and the suspect. the officer was not hurt. the shooter escaped in a silver car. the victim is in critical condition. baltimore city firefighters were out in full force today for a city neighborhoods be. -- sweep. the educated residents about fire safety. the sweep comes after a man died last week that did not have a working smoke alarm. >> we found out that education and heightened awareness like this, going door-to-door, as one of the more valuable and effective ways of preventing people from losing their lives. >> firefighters it is smoke alarm is the single most important life-saving device in a home. members of the baltimore county professional firefighters union made a special stop today in perry hall. at that soccer game, they handed out fires in the information and free smoke detectors. this outreach effort is worth all for everyone. >> it is good to be out here so the public sees
. in a statement, they explain why everything ended. they say the baltimore county police department thoroughly investigate all charges. in this case, and no force was used during the encounter. maryland law is very specific about criteria for charges to be brought in a sexual assault case and those required elements are not in this case. also when juveniles engaging in sexual activity, a certain age difference must be present in order for the act to be a crime. that is not present in this case. the parents did meet with the school principal who promised she would take action. the parents will keep their daughter out of school temporarily until this is all result. wbal-tv 11 news. >> police say a mother left five small children alone in a hotel room while she committed a robbery. she is facing a long list of charges including five counts of confining an unattended trout. she and another man entered a hotel room and demanded money. police obtained a key from the employee and found five children ranging in ages from four months to six years old. they are being cared for by a relative. and what st
. >> an early morning fire in baltimore city has left one person dead and sent two firefighters to the hospital. this is a picture sent to the 11 newsroom. crews called to the 2500 block of woodland avenue shortly before 5:00 a.m. this morning and they found heavy fire and smoke from the rear of the building which spread to the front of the home. inside the house, crews discovered the body of a man. three people escaped without injuries. one firefighter suffered first-degree burns and another is believed to have suffered non-life-threatening electric shock from downed power line. >> in southwest baltimore, a shooting has left one man in critical condition this morning. the 500 blockto of coventry road around 12:15 saturday afternoon. where we are told the officers found the victim with several gunshot wounds. that suspect remains on the loose. in north baltimore, police are looking into a suspicious death. investigators say the body of a man was found inside a car in the 4000 block of buena vista avenue around 7:15 yesterday morning. he'd been shot, according to police. authorities are awaiting
of the breaking water here. from what we could tell, there were no evacuation's in progress. however, baltimore county police, fire, and emergency operations have been monitoring the situation. they have a watch going from 6:00 tonight until 2:00 a.m. when high tide hits around 9:00 or 10:00 tonight, that is when they may have issues. the good news is that the winds have died down to 20 miles per hour. >> thank you, capt. roy taylor. tuesday in form, download the insta-weather app. it's all free and available for your iphone, ipad, and android devices. >> breaking, this was the scene 90 minutes ago on the innerloop of the beltway. we're told several people were injured in a multi-vehicle crash between 95 and wilkins avenue. this shows one of the vehicles may have been a special needs ban. baltimore city police are looking into the shooting of a researcher at nih. he was murdered last night near his home. lowell melser is live outside the city police h headquarters. >> they're calling this a tragic and senseless crime. a 51-year-old researcher with nih and on the down in front of his home. they
and parents. we began lowell melser, live in towson at county police headquarters. >> baltimore county executive kevin kamenetz is not wasting any time with the issuing an executive order to increase patrols at county schools, and to provide doctors with metal detecting wants to use as he called in suspicious situations. police are trying to figure out how this 13-year-old boy got the gun. they are also praising his teacher for bravery. another scare involving a loaded gun at a baltimore county school, this time it was stemmers run middle school in essex. police a tuesday morning, and eighth grade, 13-year-old boy entered the school with a hunting knife and a semi- automatic pistol, similar to this one as shown by police. >> this weapon is small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, as large as the cellphone you have in your pocket right now. >> police say at the end of the first period, at around 9:50, the student pulled out the gun in the classroom that had about 25 students and a brave teacher. >> at the end of class, he produced a weapon, he first. at his teacher than his classma
on the ellen showed moderate the baltimore "batman" made an appearance last night at the ravens came to protest bullying. but there are consequences. sheldon joins us live from camden yards for he also made an opening day appearance. >> there sure are consequences to behavior like this. mark harvey as it charges after that incident on opening day but he is since been banned from camden yards. all that and not stop him from making a comeback this weekend. this time, the part of the charges were more serious. for better or worse, mark harvey made in it for himself on opening day when he ran onto the field wearing nothing but as black cape and his underwear. he was arrested for this on field appearance but it did not stop him from maki a comeback. this time, it was that m &t bay stadium while the ravens played the patriots. >> it was almost half time he did it. i heard all this noise and a turnaround in the sky was running across the field. >> what was going on in the stands? >> it was more lasting than anything else. >> he wore "batman" underwear and a cake with ellen degenere'' face on it. -- an
of that over a parking spot. >> wbal-tv 11 news. >> and tonight, a baltimore city fire paramedic has been suspended with pay. sean white has been charged with two counts of second degree assault. david collins joins us from fire headquarters downtown with the details. david? >> charging documents indicate the paramedic pushed the patient down, slapped her and grabbed her by the throat and some of the assault was captured on videotape. according to police, the paramedic assaulted and intoxicated woman. lycee it happened during a call to render aid. police accuse her of -- accused -- police accuse him of slapping the woman. these cameras captured some of the incident on tape. the firefighter chief disagrees with the police version of the incident. what did you see on the tape? " there is no audio on the tape. what i see on the tape is -- >> there is no audio on the tape. what i see on the tape is a combative patient. to i think the care was of the utmost? no. do i think he deserves to be thrown in jail? absolutely not. >> hoffman says that the matter should have been handled internally by t
:00 a.m. tomorrow and it will be held at baltimore hebrew congregations. he was very supportive member of the synagogue. the rabbi says his life and his contributions will be focused on tomorrow. >> the jewish tradition teaches us our funerals of the same matter who we are, nationally famous or someone who lived a quiet life. art would want the same. >> tomorrow's funeral will be carried live. coverage begins at 11:00 a.m. to watch the service, you can find us on the air at 11-2 or channel for 60. >> the opener will feature a special guest. michael phelps will serve as honorary team captain. they received a special welcome home ceremony downtown and that is where we find lowell mel zer. >> this place was packed at the amphitheater a couple of hours ago where there were honoring michael phelps along with other 2012 olympic and paralympic athletes. the pomp and circumstance was fell down here. you had all branches of government from baltimore county and baltimore city. he said he was thankful that he was from baltimore and appreciated how great the fans were and have been to him over his
. >> the latest, happened just before 9:00 last night on south agusta avenue in southwest baltimore. in 19-year-old woman suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was taken to the hospital but later died one hour later. they are on the lookout for a two-door gray honda 4 chesapeake bay tags. two hours before that, it woman was shot and killed near seamon ave. in cherry hill. the customer reportedly opened fire. we're continuing to get more information for you. >> a few weeks after baltimore city reported $19 million they have brought in from speeding and red light cameras, stephanie rawlings blake is starting a task force to look into the system. >> lowell melser joins us live from northwest baltimore with details on the story. >> according to the mayor's office, the new task force that the mayor's farming has more to do with the effectiveness of the cameras and public outcry. the mayor says she wants to make sure that the cameras are doing their job in promoting public safety after some startling figures concerning pedestrian deaths. it was two weeks ago when the city discovered the money from
in baltimore county. reporting live at morgan state university, wbal-tv 11 news. >> late breaking details on the road to november elections. mitt romney has revealed more of his tax returns. he earned more than $13 million last year. our coverage of commitment 2012 continues with nicole live in washington. >> campaign officials say that romney got an extension and just filed with the irs today. >> mitt romney pose a tax returns back in the headlines, his campaign releasing them for 2011, showing the nominee earned moret than $13 million. of that, he paid about $2 million in taxes, for a rate of about 14%. he has stepped up his attacks on president obama. >> he said he cannot change washington from the inside. he can only change it from the outside. we will give him that chance in november. he will go outside. >> you cannot change washington just from the inside. you change it from the outside. >> but in virginia, mr. obama offered his own comeback. he sat up and a rally and proudly declared i will get the job done from the inside. what kind of inside job is he talking about? >> a voucher
to generous enabling the baltimore's batman streaker. -- ellen did generous enabling the baltimore batman streaker. he ran out on to the field with a cape, and shirts and no pants. he was at it again this weekend. took six security guards to taken down. but what seems to be the problem is alan support him because he's delivering a message against the bowling. >> i want to make it perfectly clear that the want to encourage people to break the law wearing a cape and underwear, but if you'd are going to come you don't want to wear last year's style. i'm sending you our brand-new ellen striped underwear. and matching cape. >> harvey was arrested on sunday, charged with disturbing the peace and trespassing. we asked you and facebook whether ellen should celebrate the anti-bleeding message even though he's breaking the law. we have gotten a lot of feedback already. one person says he could have stood outside the stadium and got his message across. another says i get the message, but the delivery is not right. another says the stand is not delivering a message. if you want to sound off, had to o
this morning is first lady michelle obama's visit to baltimore. she spoke to a sold out crowd at a fund-raising event at morgan state university. tv cameras weren't allowed inside that venue but those who paid to get in said the first lady got a rock star reception. >> it was beyond anything i have ever heard. i never heard anyone walk on a stage and get such an eruption of powerful love. >> some of the 2,000 supporters who packed the murphy fine arts center describe a loud and long explosion of cheers as first lady michelle obama took the stage. >> it did really erupt. she hardly could get started talking and people just wouldn't even let her stop. >> only print journalists were allowed inside, no tv cameras allowed, but supporters shared some pictures as they explained the consistent themes of the first lady's speech. most say she focussed a lot of education and health care. >> talking about students receiving aid and grants. i'm a graduating senior. i go to school on federal aid. if it wasn't for the bills that barack obama has passed, i would be unable to attend. so that was a highl
tonight, securities on the forefront of baltimore county school employees after two major gun incidents since the school year began. they met today to review the security measures now in place. our education reporter is live at school headquarters with more on the meeting. >> the superintendent will be first to tell you these have been trying times for the school system. all the more reason, he says, for people to become more aware of their surroundings. >> the district-wide safety meetings were in response to gun incidents at perry hall high school and stammers run middle school. school principals were also ordered to review school crisis plans already on the books. the school system's communications director says there is a reason why the superintendent is calling for review. >> we want to make sure that people are really paying attention, that teachers are comfortable with their crisis plans, and more importantly, that students are included so that they know what to do in the event of an incident in a school. >> decides to call -- besides the call for more imports, the district plans
this week. baltimore county police say they consider long to be a suspect in the murders and are waiting to interview him. >> securities on the forefront of baltimore county school employees after two major gun incidents since the school year began. they met today to review the security measures now in place. >> there is no place in our schools for violence. we will make sure that as a school system we do everything possible to maintain safety. >> this video message was posted to the school system's web site. i followed a series of mandatory meetings, meetings where school principals were told to review their crisis plans with teachers. this is all in response to serious gun incidents. the communications director says the review is just one away from helping staff connect with students. >> now what we want to do is make sure that everyone has reviewed this crisis plans. at the beginning of the school year, what you will hear is that people have been doing drills and things like that, so that is good news. >> we must make sure that our schools are environments where students feel they hav
. no word as to who may have killed her. >> a baltimore county cosmetic surgery center has been shut down as investigators look bad infections that killed one patient. -- that killed one patient. investigators and not sure how she was infected with the bacteria, but they have closed down the clinic to investigate. >> symptoms like fever, drainage from the site, we want you to call your primary care provider in call your local doctor. >> they have highly trained and licensed professionals, according to the center. they are not currently licensed by the state of maryland. >> after a meeting to dealing drugs on the job, an officer will spend 20 years behind bars. he admitted to conspiring to sell drugs. he is a 17-year veteran of the force. he sold heroin out of the parking lot. >> new details in the murder of a couple. the suspect used a pair of 20 pound dumbbells to kill the couple. their grandson is charged with their murder. police tracked him down to a in -- to an oklahoma motel room. he has been ruled incompetent to stand trial. he was charged with first-degree murder in another case.
weekend in baltimore carry into this morning as police opened fire on an armed robbery suspect. we began outside city police headquarters. >> no officers were injured. the suspect is in serious, but stable condition at shock trauma and charges are pending against him. this shooting happened about 4:20 this morning. police were called out to yale avenue and potter streets because of our robbery. when officers arrived, they found a suspect matching the description of the suspect. of confrontation started. >> he pulled out a weapon. one of the backup officers that respondents saw the officer and the suspects struggling. he drew his service weapon and shot at least once in defense of that officer. >> police say the suspect was shot in the stomach. he was taken to surgery and is listed in stable, but stable -- serious, but stable condition in shock trauma. the officer involved in the shooting has been placed on administrative leave. wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. police in baltimore county are investigating a deadly weekend shooting involving one of their officers. police were called for repo
the story coming up. >> a baltimore city police officer will be laid to rest today. >> the iron man gets his own man of iron. new statue honoring cal ripken jr.. >> what be a more -- a nice weekend? [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 6:00 a.m. >> good morning. happy friday. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. we will do something different. we have memorized this hour. >> maybe you have memorized it. >> i do it every day. we're expecting a nice day. it is warm. 69 degrees. mostly clear skies. we will see a lot of sunshine. we could see an isolated shower or thunderstorm. the changes on the way this weekend. a powerful cold front is heading this way. our first taste of fall-like weather. >> good morning. a nice start this friday morning. closures along monument over towards the patterson park because of sinkhole repair. 60 traveling southbound from the white marsh area. 60 ove
a handgun to a baltimore county school. >> this time the quick actions of a teacher prevented any bloodshed. nadia ramdass has that story. good morning. >> good morning. students will be returning to class with extra counselors on hand. the boy accused of pulling out the gun is in police custody and is expected to be charged as a juvenile. nobody was injured. if it wasn't for a quick- thinking teacher, it could have ended differently. it was a frantic scene involving a classmate on tuesday morning. students say an eighth-grader pulled out a loaded gun and aimed it at his teacher, fellow classmates, and himself. the eighth-graders credit the teacher with taking away the handgun and defusing the situation. >> he was waving it around. he aimed it at a student. the teacher stepped in front of her -- the student that he aimed it at. she was, like, "put the gun down." >> she lunged toward him, bent his hand back, and smacked it out of his hand and yelled "no" and had him in an arm lock. >> police say the weapon the boy was handling belongs to his grandfather, norman gatewood. gatewood is charged
it suddenly pulled over on the shoulder of northbound i-95 near the russell street exit in downtown baltimore. authorities tell 11 news at some point armetta got out of the vehicle and somehow ended up falling off this ramp, about a 47-foot fall to his death, into this wooded area. >> i can't believe it. >> joy scott of bel air lived next door to the family for almost two years before the family moved out a few weeks ago. scott's four children adore the officer, who they call mr. charles. >> a great police officer from what i could tell. great, great neighbor. i mean, there's other people in this neighborhood that are very upset by this. >> armetta is the second police officer to die this week. thursday, charles mccato died in a car accident on his way home from work. armetta was a husband and the father of a young girl who, according to the department, turned 1 monday. wbal, tv 11 news. >> the cause of officer armetta's death is still under investigation. we're told funeral arrangements are being made. >>> city police are investigating an early morning shooting in northwest baltimore. office
, the original owner of the baltimore ravens who passed away thursday. >> this week the morning will hold a silent public tribute. that's where our 11 news reporter joins us live with more. good morning. >> good morning, rob. welsh starting at 11:00 this morning, fans will have an opportunity to say good-bye to the man who brought football back to baltimore. some fans have already started to show up here at m&t bank stadium. we're joined by john. john came out from aberdeen. john, why did you decide to come out and pay your respects this morning? >> well, mr. modell did a lot for this city. and without it, sheldon, okay, we wouldn't have -- without him, we wouldn't have pro football in the town of baltimore. he was just magnificent man. as far as maryland is considered or anywhere el. he should be in the pro football hall of fame. you can look at what the modelles did here with the m&t stadium and the facility that's around it. it's absolutely just wonderful. >> that's why you wanted to come out? >> exactly. i wanted to pay my respects there to mr. modell and his family. god bless them. i
from baltimore city police headquarters. >> donna, police are calling this a tragic and senseless crime. a well-known 51-year-old researcher from nih gunned down in front of his home. police right now are investigating this as an attempted robbery that ended in murder. >> they are canvassing the 2800 block of chesterfield avenue and they're looking for clues after 51-year-old dr. peter marvit was gunned down friday night. >> was believed that he was exiting are entering this vehicle a few blocks away from his home. >> he was shot in the head and torso wind pronounced dead a half-hour later at hopkins hospital. >> he was an exuberant, have become a joyous, terrific guy. >> people congregating at his home did not wish to talk to 11 news, the music director of the baltimore choral arts society says he sang with the choir for five years and the night he was killed, he had left practice at around 10:00 p.m. according to university officials, he had been a research assistant professor and a postdoctoral fellow at the school of medicine. officials also confirmed that he was most recently a con
.com for updates on this story. senseless and tragic. that is what baltimore police are calling the murder of a researcher from nih last night. he was gunned down blocks from his home. dr. peter marvit was shot in the head and upper body around 10:30 last evening. officers found him outside his car and into the 2800 block of chesterfield avenue. it was rushed to johns hopkins hospital where he died. >> i am sorry for his longtime partner and daughter. we keep his family in our prayers. >> police have not released the motive in this case. the search continues for the gunmen tonight. but the maryland man wanted in the death of his grandparents was hospitalized after what police say was an apparent suicide attempt. matthew long is in fair condition at an oklahoma hospital after being found in a hotel room. he had overdosed on an undisclosed drug. detectives have been looking for him after his grandparents were found murdered in their packs will -- pikesville home. >> the man who for three terrifying weeks with the face of this that we did the sniper investigation, the montgomery county chief
countdown right here on wbal. a baltimore county executive and the police chief are speaking out about their private-like situation sunday morning. he was blaming the theater owners for licensing the route to a third party and is threatening their liquor license. we've got the latest now from downtown towson. >> witnesses described as a chaotic scene. streets like allegheny street here were mobbed with people. pending the outcome of a police investigation, the county executive says it is possible the theater could go in front of the liquor board to face sanctions. this as area businesses are defending the theater. an active downtown towson towson tuesday afternoon just days after what some called a riot-like situation. this video shows people being chased by police dogs. according to police, around 12:30 on sunday morning, the theater which was hosting a private event reached capacity. when people were turned away, fights broke out and one person and that getting shot. five people have been arrested. police estimate more than 2500 people swelled outside the theater. >> there is nothing
brought football back to baltimore. 11 news sunday morning starts right now. >> welcome to the sunday news. our top stories in a moment. first what a day it was yesterday, weather wise. >> we had some very strong storms through the area. even a few reports of severe weather, whether it be in montgomery, washington county, frederick county, also possible funnel reported by an officer near sandy point. so possibly there was a funnel near the area. nonetheless, we did have some strong storms that brought down some trees. as we look at hd doppler, we can see that front finally moving off shore. rain showers still left along the lower eastern shore including rain right now in ocean city, but it has cleared out as you look across southern maryland, baltimore, even in the western start of the state. this is all changing now as we get throughout the day. that front is heading off shore. we are looking for beautiful conditions. currently around 60 degrees. we're moving for high temperatures up near 80. you're gonna wake up to clouds and a few showers across the lower eastern shore. and cooling skie
-tv 11 news. >> a suspicious death is being investigated tonight in north baltimore. just before 8:30 this morning, police responded to the 3600 block of old york road to find a man suffering from a gunshot wound. and parents of a baltimore county teenager are furious after they say their special needs daughter was sexually assaulted during school hours. >> police that in baltimore county did began an investigation into that alleged assault, but then they decided to stop. that, of course, upset the parents. >> it is absolutely wrong. >> that is the reaction of a 15- year-old -- of the father of a 15-year-old special needs students who they say was assaulted by an older male student. >> it is a safety issue. >> the investigation ended without charges being filed. >> they do not want to handle it. in their words, there's nothing they can do. there is no credible act, they said. and that is it. according to the parents, the alleged act happened shortly after their daughter got off the bus. in portable bathrooms, that is where the girl alleges sex acts occurred. the parents say that it
all the details. >> is hard to believe that on such a beautiful day and evening in baltimore that there could be a dark crash -- a dark cloud over the stadium. the 19-year-old brother of torrey smith was killed in a motorcycle accident last night. he lost control in rural virginia of his motorcycle and went into a utility pole and died. alcohol was not involved. there you see some pictures of him with his brother. he was a hallmark earlier today in rural virginia and has returned home with the team. he has -- we do not know if he will play but he is here in baltimore. he is very active in the social media and he said "i can't believe my little brother is gone. this is the hardest thing ever." the raven's also put out a statement -- >> this is devastatingly sad news. there are a special family and our hearts and pots reach out to all of them." as the ravens get ready for the biggest game of the year at this point against the patriots, is -- torrey smith is here and we think he is going to play, but it is a strange vibe to have to deal with this on a season where the reagans of
right now. that was played toronto tonight in toronto and then tomorrow night the come to baltimore and play the yankees in a three game series tomorrow night and the a statue of cal ripken jr. will be unveiled. a big night tomorrow night to say the least. what else can a fan asked for? what about football? gerry sandusky has that. >> it is a busy night downtown to say the least. ravens fans getting the season kicked off tonight when they will watch your on channel 11. ravens fans have shown up here setting up and the cheerleaders have shown up as well. it kicks off on monday night at home against the cincinnati bengals. the first time they will have a monday night home game since five years ago. a trip to the championship game and that means this year the expectations are even higher. there ravens have been dominant at home. they have won their last stand straight. the only tape -- team to go to the playoffs each of the last four years. as i mentioned, the expectations are higher than ever. the players cannot wait to get this started as well. >> he had done a great job this year. i
gave you on this week against the bureaucrats and baltimore police are trying to decide who deliberately saw -- started fires. >> we are joined live from outside the apartment with the latest on investigations. and what's good morning. they say that molotov cocktails were crowned at the scene of both fires. it was just a morning just before 4:00 when residents of the park side gardens apartment complex book up to smoke and fire -- and fire on all three levels. seven people were taken to an area hospital with varying degrees of injuries. also a fire at another apartment complexes. buckley and no one was injured there. both were started by molotov cocktails, the work of an arsonist. please believe the incidents are connected and looking for clues. they are hanging science and sticking it permission around the information. these apartments appeared to be chosen at random. >> it does not appear based on the victim ology of the incidents that these are targeted. it could be as simple as juveniles playing a dangerous prank or if it is something more serious, we will be on that ver
is still a large tonight after a stabbing at a light rail station in south baltimore. it happened around 6:30 tonight at the westport light rail. suspect attended to take the victims cell phone on the tram and the victim refused and fought back. the fight spilled out onto the station platform with the victim was stabbed. the victim was taken to shock trauma with non life-threatening injuries. one person is hurt after a fire and the south was baltimore this evening. firefighters responded to a home birhgtwood0 block birh avenue. firefighters located one victim who suffered some type of injury, possibly smoke inhalation. the victim was transported to a hospital. it's about half an hour to bring the fire under control. no idea right now what started the fire. a break at the case of an elderly couple found murdered in baltimore county. investigators say they have discovered the couple's grandson and they're calling him a suspect. but he is not in maryland. investigators had not been able to speak with him yet. >> longtime residents vaughn and marjorie pepper live in their neighborhood for 47 y
the weekend in baltimore city that killed an aberdeen police officer. here is what we have been able to gather. charles armenta was on a party bus at 3:15 a.m. saturday morning. he fell off the side of highway plunging nearly 50 feet his death. what we do not know is why the bus pulled over. police have not explained why they believe that he got off the bus in the first place. >> a little bit story of the weekend. things have settled down nicely and this beautiful weather will be here for an extended stretch. the raider composite shows clear skies and a few fair weather cumulus in the mountains to the north and west and some cool, dry air on those northerly breezes. mostly 70's here. 55 added oakland. feeling like fall in the mountains. the forecast for the game, clear skies and a light northwesterly breeze, low humidity and comfortable football temperatures. we will settle back into the 60's as the game wears on. perfect conditions for football. the seven-day in a few minutes. >> our newsroom has been getting calls and e-mails, worried about the rap program using poison that could harm childr
have some closures in the city because of the baltimore book festival. up to speed on the major roadways. 295 around 65 down towards 32. speeds around 63 on 29 in towards the beltway. the beltway is running smoothly. here's a quick, live look at traffic. this is security. out of the traffic is not bad. this is the north side at dulaney valley. so far so good. the roads are wet. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> it was in pretty but a win is a win. >> one of the bigger stories -- the referees returning. but first, the game. it was pretty much back and forth in the first half. an interception and goes to the house, 63 yards for the touchdown. that puts the ravens up. the browns had a chance to tie it with a hail mary. in the end, coming up right here. once again. the ball is knocked down. it was out of the end zone. the ravens win 23-16. the triumphant return of the nfl referees. there were cheers. you could hear from the fans and players, all saying welcome back. john harbaugh did have some critiques. >> welcome back to the officials. good to have the back. the communica
and friends are holding a vigil for a young mother gunned down in northeast baltimore. family and fans are gathering to remember larella amos. she was in the front yard of a house party early saturday morning when investigators say someone fired shots a block away, one of them striking her in the chest. her last words, call 911. >> i am not going to rest until it is completed. whoever who it is, i want them to come forward, somebody heard something or knew something. speak up. that is the right thing to do. >> investigators do not believe she was the intended target. the search continues tonight for the gunman. more at 10:00 at 11 o'clock. >> police are investigating almost a dozen shootings in 24 hours that claimed the lives of four people. the latest was this morning. in all, police say 10 people were shot starting at 11 o'clock 45 yesterday, including three doubles shootings. one resident says she escaped being shot when a bullet came through her front door. >> i was very blessed. because i was standing there where you see the bullet hole. it did not go all the way through. >> polic
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